biddable

[ bid-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈbɪd ə bəl /

adjective

Cards. adequate to bid upon: a biddable suit.
willing to do what is asked; obedient; tractable; docile: a biddable child.
that may be acquired by bidding: biddable merchandise.

Nearby words

  1. bidara,
  2. bidarka,
  3. bidarkee,
  4. bidault,
  5. bidault, georges,
  6. biddeford,
  7. bidden,
  8. bidder,
  9. bidding,
  10. bidding prayer

Origin of biddable

First recorded in 1820–30; bid1 + -able

Related formsbid·da·bil·i·ty, bid·da·ble·ness, nounbid·da·bly, adverbun·bid·da·ble, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for biddable

biddable

/ (ˈbɪdəbəl) /

adjective

having sufficient value to be bid on, as a hand or suit at bridge
docile; obedient
Derived Formsbiddableness, nounbiddably, adverb

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